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Old 11-09-2015, 05:50 AM   #1
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Fireplace

I have the 377FLIK with the electric fireplace.
Do they make a "Vent less Propane Fireplace" that I could exchange it for?
Has anyone ever put a LP Fireplace in their 5th wheel RV? Or any RV?
I have done a small search for it on Google, but found nothing that just "Pops Out" at me.

I have the 40" LED Flat Screen TV that hides behind the fireplace. If space requires me to do so I can remove that part and make the TV stay up all of the time.

I would just like something with real flame and LP heat there instead...NOTICE I said "WANT" not Need.

Look forward to any input.
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Old 11-09-2015, 07:07 AM   #2
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I personally would not want one in my coach. Ventless fireplaces do allow combustion byproducts to go into the surrounding areas. In a home, you are looking at 1200+(small home) to a potentially much larger area in a larger home. In an rv, you are dispersing these gases into an area a fraction of that. I see no advantage worth taking the risk, but just my opinion.


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Old 11-09-2015, 07:18 AM   #3
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Even with the Opt (Blower Kit) gas log FP allow LOTS of heat to rise above location,BAD Idea for TV above! I also agree with the other Issues! Youroo!!
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Old 11-09-2015, 07:28 AM   #4
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I personally would not want one in my coach. Ventless fireplaces do allow combustion byproducts to go into the surrounding areas. In a home, you are looking at 1200+(small home) to a potentially much larger area in a larger home. In an rv, you are dispersing these gases into an area a fraction of that. I see no advantage worth taking the risk, but just my opinion.


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Old 11-09-2015, 07:56 AM   #5
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I guess you are all right...I hadn't thought of some of those things. Guess that would have been a quick way for me to stop posting stupid questions...Once it sucked all of the oxygen out I would be a "Goner" pretty quick.

Okay, so "Ix-nay on the Fireplace-ay"
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:46 AM   #6
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There's really no dumb questions...it's all a learning experience and somebody out there may have benefitted from your question. Did you want to change out the fireplace because it doesn't put out enough warm arm by electricity or the propane?
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:30 AM   #7
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There's really no dumb questions...it's all a learning experience and somebody out there may have benefitted from your question. Did you want to change out the fireplace because it doesn't put out enough warm arm by electricity or the propane?

Agree with scootingranny. This forum is great for making friends and sharing experiences and ideas. Please continue to post.


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Old 11-10-2015, 05:33 AM   #8
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Electric works fine

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There's really no dumb questions...it's all a learning experience and somebody out there may have benefitted from your question. Did you want to change out the fireplace because it doesn't put out enough warm arm by electricity or the propane?
It puts out plenty of heat, the electric one is fine...when I'm hooked to electric.
I was looking for more of the real flame, but also being able to use it when not hooked to electric.

Plus, I get free propane. I have a friend who owns a propane company and he will not let me pay for it. It's nice to have good friends.
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This newsletter shows an option. It's not a fireplace but it is a propane style heater. Have NO experience or knowledge of them other than this article. RV Daily Tips Issue 747. November 10, 2015 | RV Travel
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Old 11-14-2015, 08:30 PM   #10
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I'd think moisture would also be an issue with a propane fireplace. It's hard enough to prevent condensation in the winter without adding another source.
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